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Lewis : Europa

Europa, Eurōpa, ae, and Eurōpe, ēs, f., = Εὐρώπη . Daughter of the Phoenician king Agenor, sister of Cadmus, and mother of Sarpedon and Minos by Jupiter, who, under the form of a bull, carried her off to Crete, Ov. M. 2, 836 sq.; Hyg. Fab. 155; 178; nom. Europe, Hor. C. 3, 27, 25; 57; Prop. 2, 28, 52; gen. Europae, Mel. 2, 7, 12; acc. Europen, Ov. A. A. 1, 323; Juv. 8, 34: Europam, Varr. R. R. 2, 5, 5; Ov. H. 4, 55.

Poet. transf., the portico in the Field of Mars, which was adorned with a painting representing the rape of Europa, Mart. 2, 14; 3, 20; cf. id. 11, 1.

Hence, Eurō-paeus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Europa: dux, i. e. Minos, Ov. M. 8, 23.

The continent of Europe, named after her; usual form Europa, Mel. 1, 3, 1 et saep.; Mart. Cap. 6, § 662; Plin. 3 prooem. § 3; 3, 1, 1, § 5; 4, 23, 37, § 121 et saepiss.: Europe, Mel. 1, 2, 1; 2, 1, 1; acc. Europen, id. 1, 1, 6; 2, 6, 9; Hor. C. 3, 3, 47.

Derivv. Eurōpaeus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Europe, European: adversarii, Nep. Eum. 3: Scythi, Curt. 7, 7, 2.

Eurōpensis, e, adj., the same: exercitus, Vop. Prob. 13: res, id. Aurel. 31.